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    Running rooted stock KitKat on a Nexus 5


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To understand what happens when you flash a ROM, open up the ROM's ZIP file and have a look at /META-INF/com/google/android/updater_script. You will see that the flash process: 1. Makes a backup of the gapps files 2. Formats /system 3. Installs ...
For anyone interested, I am running this version of gapps for 4.3: http://download.clockworkmod.com/gapps/gapps-jb-20130729.zip I use it with CM10.2 on my G3, so I figured it would work with katkiss 4.3 as well. And it does! YMMV
Number one reason to root your phone: Ad-blocking hosts file!
Hi. I just flashed this rom today. I installed adfree, but it gives an error message saying cannot replace hosts file. What do I do? adb reboot recovery adb shell mount /system mount /data mv /system/etc/hosts /data/data/hosts ln -s /data/...
I'm running the latest 10.2 which I build myself. I have BetterBatteryStats installed. Yesterday I noticed that I had a full-time partial wakelock on SystemUpdateService. My phone was not going into deep sleep at all! And my battery was draining f...